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Earthquake hits waters off Costa Rica

By CNN Staff
September 5, 2013 -- Updated 1309 GMT (2109 HKT)

(CNN) -- A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica on Thursday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake, at a depth of nearly 26 miles, was centered about 27 miles west of Sardinal, Costa Rica. It happened at 6:29 a.m. (8:29 a.m. ET).